Name details

Saavedra Rock

Saavedra Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Saavedra Rock  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111002

Feature type: Rock

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

W of Kopaitic Island, Duroch Islands, off Cape Legoupil, Trinity Peninsula, was charted by CAE, 1947-48, and called Isla Mayor Saavedra after Mayor de Infantería (later Tte Coronel) Eduardo Saavedra Rojas, of the Chilean Army, who accompanied President González Videla to the Antarctic in 1948 and who later commanded an army detachment aboard the patrol ship Lautaro on CAE, 1950-51 (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1948). Isla Saavedra, Islote Saavedra (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1951; 1959). Saavedra Rock (USOO chart 6650, 1963; APC, 1986, p.4). Saavedra Island (Halpern, 1964, map Fig.2, p.335).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 19' 00.0" S
- 63.31667°
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Longitude:
57° 56' 00.0" W
- 57.93333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Dec-1982

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